Monthly Archives: March 2016

Bill Black on the ongoing price of systemic bank fraud

Facts must be faced in order to reform and recover.  Sugar-coating polite comments about all of this, is not helpful.  This interview is a worthwhile update. We have roughly 25 of these systemically dangerous institutions in the United States. We … Continue reading

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Debt and demographics exerting secular weight

Good discussion in this clip about demographic and debt weights which are depressing global demand even as monetary theorists have done their best to  ‘add even more debt and stir’.  Robert Sinche, global strategist at Amherst Pierpont Securities, discusses China’s … Continue reading

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The thing about growth and the recent risk rally

The Atlanta Fed GDPNow model forecast for US real GDP growth (seasonally adjusted annual rate) in the first quarter of 2016 came in at 0.6% on March 28, down from 1.4% on March 24.  The next update is due tomorrow … Continue reading

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Road to riches or ruin?

As institutions, hedge funds and even retail flows have been selling equities all year, central bank interventions and the largest corporations borrowing to buy back their own shares have managed to prop a low volume bid under wobbling broad markets. … Continue reading

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Electric car revolution racing forward

On March 31, Tesla will unveil the Model 3, the most affordable electric vehicle yet. Tom Randall takes us through what we know so far. Here is a direct video link. Also see India is aiming for all cars to … Continue reading

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Incoming fiduciary rule prompting some ‘advisors’ to seek new careers

The financial advice sales industry has fought for years to avoid a requirement that they put the best interests of their clients ahead of their own, but finally the move toward fee transparency, disclosure of conflicts and a higher standard … Continue reading

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